With the debut just 10 days away, a new 60-second extended preview video has been revealed for the TV anime adaptation of Daisuke Ashihara’s Sci-Fi World Trigger manga. The anime series will be produced by Toei Animation and is set to air this October 5 which falls under the Fall/Autumn 2014 anime season.
The anime opening theme will be titled “GIRIGIRI” and performed by Sonar Pocket.
World Trigger Promotional Video:
The staff is as follows:
- Series director: Mitsuru Hongo
- Series composition: Hiroyuki Yoshino (My-HiME, Macross Frontier)
- Music: Kenji Kawai (Mobile Police Patlabor, Ghost in the Shell, Innocence)
- Character design/General animation director: Toshihisa Kaiya (IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix), Hitomi Tsuruta (Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to)
- Art design: HyunJung Lee (Akame ga KILL!)
- Art director: Shinichi Imano (Toriko)
The cast is as follows:
- Kaji Yuki (Haruyuki Arita from Accel World, Kou Mabuchi from Ao Haru Ride, Issei Hyoudou from High School DxD)
- Okamoto Nobuhiko (Io Otonashi from Acchi Kocchi, Rin Okumura from Ao no Exorcist, Daichi Shijima from Devil Survivor 2 The Animation)
- Kugimiya Rie (Happy from Fairy Tail, Kagura from Gintama, Shana from Shakugan no Shana)
- Hideyuki Tanaka (Yusaku Kudo from Detective Conan, Jean Robert Lap from Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Issei Maebara from Konpeki no Kantai)
- Nao Tamura (Ayuko Uehara from Aiura, Cosmos from Fairy Tail (2014), Minori from Log Horizon)
- Jun Fukuyama (Yukio Okumura from Ao no Exorcist, Yuuta Togashi from Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!, Lelouch Lamperouge from Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch)
World Trigger is a Sci-Fi manga written and illustrated by Daisuke Ashihara. The series began early last year in Shueisha’s Weekly Shounnen Jump magazine. To date there has been a total of 5 volumes released. The manga is also currently available on Viz Media’s digital Weekly Shonen Jump.
World Trigger synopsis from Haruhichan:
A gate to another dimension has burst open, and from it emerge gigantic invincible creatures that threaten all of humanity. Earth’s only defense is a mysterious group of warriors who have co-opted the alien technology in order to fight back!